Brenda R.

$15.00 / hr

I love people especially seniors. I like the idea of enabling seniors to stay in their homes as long as they possibly can. I believe that if they are in their own home they do better and they are happier because they are in more familiar surroundings, in their homes. I am compassionate and I am attentive which is important especially with patients that are Diabetic and those who deal with Dementia or Alzheimers. I have always loved seniors. At an early age I had a lot of interaction with seniors, I found that there is a lot of wisdom to be gleaned from them. I learned to love and respect them so it i s natural that I would be drawn to helping Seniors. I love being a caregiver because it is fulfilling to say the least. In some way I am able to give back and make a difference in someone's life. I would say that one thing I consider an achievement is to know that there are times that I have made a difference in peoples lives and even if it was for a brief moment I was able to help someone smile and to endure even when all seemed to be hopeless. I have been a caregiver in nursing homes (respite care) hospitals, private sitting, home health agencies, and I have worked in hospice care as well. ... more

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Live in Caregiver

Elmer Phillips

Jul 2009 - Present

Was live in caregiver. Patient had Dementia and a broken back. Duties entailed meal prep, medication, Dr. appointment, sitting with him in hospital and in rehab, P.T.exercise, speech therapy exercises, .laundry, lite housekeeping and companionship. Job ended in Nov 2009 due to Mr Phillips passing.

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Home Health Aide

Jordan's Health Services

May 2012 - Dec 2012

Job duties included housekeeping, laundry, errands, companionship, and assisting with daily life skills.

Education

Associate Degree

1998 - 1999 Paris TX